A pending investigation right into a fireworks contractor by the state fireplace marshal has result in the cancellation of a Fourth of July fireworks show in La Puente and several other neighboring cities.
In accordance with a information launch by the Metropolis of La Puente, the fireworks present will probably be changed with “a singular superior, state-of-the-art laser gentle show designed with horizontal lasers that won’t enter airspace.”
“Regardless of the unexpected cancellation of our fireworks present by the State Hearth Marshal, the Metropolis of La Puente has labored to substitute the fireworks present with a laser gentle show that can dazzle and awe each youngsters and adults alike,” Metropolis Supervisor Bob Lindsey mentioned within the launch.
The fireworks contractor, Exposhows Inc., in response to La Puente’s Fb web page, was reportedly “engaged in undisclosed alleged criminality,” that’s the topic of an ongoing investigation by the state fireplace marshal.
“The cancellation has prompted over eleven cities, neighborhood faculties and festivals all through Southern California to scramble for options to culminate their 4th of July celebrations,” town’s launch acknowledged.
In an announcement, Exposhows says the investigation “seems to be an overreaction by the State Hearth Marshal Workplace and, to this point, no costs have been filed or disclosed to Exposhows to remark upon.”
The town’s laser gentle present is scheduled to start at roughly 9 p.m. on July 3 at La Puente Park.